Ely MN


This week Marshall Helmberger fills us in on the Ely company Wintergreen getting invited to the White House, the derailment of the Polymet Land Swap and visitors headed to Ely who have been blindly following their smartphone directions and have ended up stuck on a rough road that ends up in a mudhole. 

Grant Frashier

The Underground Optimist promotes entrepeneurs, the arts and creating community in Ely, MN.  Host Grant Frashier talks with Kara Polyner about who and what the Optimists are.

Grant Frashier

A visit to the Dorothy Molter Museum in Ely provides a glimps into the life of this Minnesota icon Grant Frashier talks with Jess Edberg, Executive Director.

John Latimer via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page


Every Tuesday we hear from students and listeners as they send in their weekly Phenology observations.  This week, observations include rising temperatures, lots of snow to shovel, wolves and pussy willows popping!  

Grant Frashier

Close to Home visited the Ely Winter Festival to talk with some of the snow carvers on a frigid day.